Authorities: 2 dead, 2 injured in Morris Heights apartment building fire
Authorities say two people were killed and two others were injured in an apartment fire Thursday morning in Morris Heights.
The FDNY says the fire started around 5:30 a.m. on the second floor of the building on Harrison Avenue near West Tremont Avenue in the Bronx.
Police say a 20-year-old woman and a 60-year-old man were pronounced dead at the hospital. Two other members of the family remain hospitalized.
Council Member Pierina Sanchez visited the apartment shortly after the fire to pay respects to the remaining family members in the home.
The FDNY says the cause of the fire is under investigation.